John F. Kennedy Junior High School

John F. Kennedy Junior High School serves 1,023 students in grades 7-9.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the UT average of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 23%.
John F. Kennedy Junior High School operates within the Granite School District.

Overview

The student population of 1023 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-9
Total Students 1,023 students
John F. Kennedy Junior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 44 teachers
John F. Kennedy Junior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade John F. Kennedy Junior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 25:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.52. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (UT) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 21:1
John F. Kennedy Junior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
2%
John F. Kennedy Junior High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
40%
15%
John F. Kennedy Junior High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
2%
1%
John F. Kennedy Junior High School Black (1990-2012)
White
47%
77%
John F. Kennedy Junior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups John F. Kennedy Junior High School Sch Ethnicity John F. Kennedy Junior High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.62 0.52
John F. Kennedy Junior High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
64%
37%
John F. Kennedy Junior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
11%
11%
John F. Kennedy Junior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 72,247 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Granite School District
Number of Schools
Managed
107
1
Number of Students Managed 72,247 595
Granite  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $494 MM n/a
Granite  School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $508 MM n/a
Granite  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $7,047 $0
Granite  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $7,239 $0
Granite  School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, UT Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Hunter High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Kearns Junior High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Academy Park School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West Valley City Academy Park School
    4580 Westpoint Dr
    West Valley City , UT , 84120
    (385)646-4750
    0.4  mi  |  604  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Kearns West Kearns School
    4900 South 4620 West
    Kearns , UT , 84118
    (385)646-5073
    0.7  mi  |  778  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • West Valley City Hunter School
    4351 South 5400 West
    West Valley City , UT , 84120
    (385)646-4876
    0.8  mi  |  685  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Kearns David Gourley School
    4905 South 4300 West
    Kearns , UT , 84118
    (385)646-4846
    0.9  mi  |  727  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • West Valley City Hunter High School
    4200 South 5600 West
    West Valley City , UT , 84120
    (385)646-5360
    1.2  mi  |  2095  students  |  Gr.  10-12

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